State Faculty & Staff

The Nebraska State 4-H Office faculty and staff, located in Agricultural Hall on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln East Campus, works closely with UNL Extension staff located in all 93 counties, to deliver the 4-H Youth Development Program in Nebraska. For more information about 4-H in your community, please contact your local UNL Extension Office. Information about statewide 4-H programs is available from the Nebraska State 4-H Office which is located in 114 Ag Hall PO Box 830700, Lincoln, NE 68583-0700. 

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ADMINISTRATOR

Kathleen Lodl 4-H

Kathleen Lodl

Associate Dean

(4-H Program Administrator)

SPECIALISTS

Brad Barker 4-H

Brad Barker

Professor

(Science & Technology)

Saundra Frerichs 4-H

Saundra Frerichs

Extension Assistant Professor

(Science Education)

Michelle Krehbeil 4-H

Michelle Krehbiel

Associate Professor

(Positive Youth Development)

Jill Lingard 4-H

Jill Lingard

Extension Professor

(Evaluation)

DISTRICT COORDINATORS

Ashley Benes

Ashley Benes

Assistant Extension Educator

(West Central District Coordinator)

Lisa Kaslon 4-H

Lisa Kaslon

Extension Educator

(Northeast District Coordinator)

Maria Walker 4-H

Maria Walker

Associate Extension Educator

(Southeast District Coordinator)

EDUCATORS

Cathy Johnston 4-H

Cathy Johnston

Extension Educator

(Volunteer & Professional Development)

Katie Plaskac 4-H

Katie Pleskac

Assistant Extension Educator

(Data Management)

Kathy Potthoff 4-H

Kathy Potthoff

Assistant Extension Educator

(Animal Science)

Tracy Pracheil 4-H

Tracy Pracheil

Associate Extension Educator

(Multimedia Learning & Marketing)

Dagen Valentine 4-H

Dagen Valentine

Assistant Extension Educator

(Entrepreneurship & Innovation)

PROJECT MANAGERS & COORDINATORS

Danielle Dewees 4-H

Danielle Dewees

Communications Coordinator

(Webmaster)

Tara Dunker 4-H

Tara Dunker

State Project Coordinator

(WeCook)

Sean Gundersen

Sean Gundersen

Camp Director

(Eastern Nebraska 4-H Center)

Jessie Mullendore 4-H

Jessie Mullendore

Evaluation Project Manager

(Common Measures)

Ann O'Connor 4-H

Ann O'Connor

Instructional Designer

(WearTec)

Renae Oestmann 4-H

Renae Oestmann

Program Coordinator

(Common Measures)

4-H Susan Pense

Susan Pense

Project Manager

(Click2SciencePD)

Sarah Polak 4-H

Sarah Polak

Extension Assistant

(Raising Nebraska)

Brandy W. Schulze 4-H

Brandy W. Schulze

Educational Engagement Coordinator

(State Fair, PASE/Life Challenge, Robotics)

Kali Tomlinson

Kali Tomlinson

Camp Coordinator

(Eastern Nebraska 4-H Center)

Katie Zabel

Katie Zabel

Camp Program Coordinator

SUPPORT STAFF

4-H

Hannah Opfer

Office Associate

Lisa Splker 4-H

Lisa Spilker

Office Associate

CONTENT EXPERTS SUPPORTING 4-H

Melissa Border 4-H

Melissa Border

Next Chapter at Nebraska Coordinator

(Office of Admissions)

4-H Kim Clark

Kim Clark

Assistant Extension Educator

(Dairy)

4-H Doug Golick

Doug Golick

Assistant Professor

(Entomology)

4-H

Maria (Cherry) de Guzman

Associate Professor

(Adolescent Development)

4-H

Lisa Karr-Lilienthal

Associate Professor

(Companion Animal)

4-H Lena Luck

Lena Luck

Assistant Professor

(Equine)

4-H Robert "Bob" Meduna

Robert Meduna

Extension Educator Emeritus

(Animal Science)

4-H

Steve Pritchard

Extension Educator

(Shooting sports)

4-H

Sara Werner

Foundation Relations Coordinator

(Nebraska 4-H Foundation)